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Apr 5, 2017, 12:46pm EDT
  • April 10, 2017

    Sean Spicer can’t possibly mean what he just said about Syria. Can he?

    Either Spicer is full of it or Trump is going to bomb Syria pretty much every day.

  • April 10, 2017

    Trump aide admits there actually isn’t a “Trump doctrine”

    It took less than three months for some Trump aides to figure that out.

  • April 10, 2017

    Obama’s anti-ISIS envoy on why Trump desperately needs a Syria strategy

    A retired US general who led the anti-ISIS effort on what Obama did wrong and on Trump.

  • April 9, 2017

    What Trump's Syria strike means for his war on ISIS

    Will the US end up in two wars instead of one?

  • April 7, 2017

    “Democrats are acting like a bunch of cowards”: Trump’s Syria strike opens a rift on the left

    Some progressive organizations are furious that senior Democratic leadership has endorsed Trump’s attacks in Syria.

  • April 7, 2017

    The US strike against Syria: what we know so far

    It’s the first direct US attack against the Assad regime since the country’s civil war began.

  • April 7, 2017

    Does Trump need congressional approval to strike Syria? The debate, explained.

    It’s often easier, Congress has found, to just let the president do what he wants.

  • April 7, 2017

    "I think it was completely justified" — a former Obama Pentagon official on Trump's Syria attack

    Why Trump’s attack may have been justified but could still backfire.

  • April 7, 2017

    Trump’s strike on Syria was also a major blow to his relationship with Russia

    Moscow has dropped a policy that helps prevents midair collisions with US fighters in Syria.

  • April 7, 2017

    The big Republican shift on Syria, in one presidential debate

    What key Republicans said about Syria in a 2015 primary debate, and how they’re responding now.

  • April 7, 2017

    Trump brought his economics team to his Syria strike watch party, for some reason

    Packing the room by any means necessary.

  • April 7, 2017

    Trump’s Syria strike is part of a broader pivot toward the Gulf states’ worldview

    Dropping Obama’s ambivalence brings short-term gains and long-term risks.

  • April 7, 2017

    Here’s how leaders around the world are responding to the strike on Syria

    Support was nearly universal.

  • April 7, 2017

    Trump’s foreign policy is dangerously impulsive

    Trump needs a foreign policy, not just reactions to what he sees on cable news.

  • April 7, 2017

    Donald Trump is now charting his own path as commander in chief

    Trump ordered the Pentagon to bomb a Syrian airfield. The truly hard work is just beginning.

  • April 6, 2017

    Some of Trump’s biggest supporters are furious about his strikes in Syria

    The alt-right, anti-interventionist Trump supporters are not happy with the president.

  • April 6, 2017

    How top Republicans and Democrats in Congress are reacting to the Syria strikes

    Both praise and criticism of President Trump’s decision have poured in.

  • April 6, 2017

    Paul Ryan 2013: Syrian strikes would look weak. Ryan 2017: Assad must be held accountable.

    Republican lawmakers are supporting Trump’s missile strike. They sure didn’t support them when Obama asked.

  • April 6, 2017

    Why Trump is bombing Syria, explained in 2 sentences

    The logic behind the US’s seemingly limited strike on the Syrian regime.

  • April 6, 2017

    The Pentagon just released video of the US attack on Syria

    Trump ordered the attack after the Syrian government launched a chemical weapon attack on civilians.

  • April 6, 2017

    President Trump speaks after ordering attack on Syria

    The US strikes came after the Syrian government used chemical weapons on civilians.

  • April 6, 2017

    The best way the US could help Syrians: open the borders

    Bombing is rarely the best way to help people.

  • April 6, 2017

    The United States has officially attacked Syria

    It’s the first intentional US bombing of Bashar al-Assad’s forces.

  • April 6, 2017

    Vox Sentences: Trump is weighing military action against Syria

    Trump considers military action against Assad; McConnell goes nuclear in the Senate; China’s Xi Jinping visits Mar-a-Lago.

  • April 5, 2017

    Bashar al-Assad just gassed his own people, then bombed the clinic treating victims

    A poison gas attack in Syria has killed at least 74 — including 16 women and 23 children — and wounded over 350.

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